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Palo, Iowa

Palo, Iowa

Palo is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,026 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.Palo is located near the Duane Arnold Energy Center, the only nuclear power plant in Iowa, and the Pleasant Creek State Recreation Park.The first building in Palo was built in 1854.Palo suffered severe damage during the 2008 flood. The entire town of approximately 980 residents were ordered to abandon their homes and businesses. The mand...

Beckett on Film

Beckett on Film was a project aimed at making film versions of all nineteen of Samuel Beckett's stage plays, with the exception of the early and unperformed Eleutheria. This endeavour was successfully completed, with the first films being shown in 2001.The project was conceived by Michael Colgan, artistic director of Dublin's Gate Theatre. The films were produced by Colgan and Alan Moloney for the Irish broadcaster RTÉ, the British broadcaster Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board. Each had a di...
Mårten Renström

Mårten Renström

Mårten Renström (born 3 February 1972) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.Renström, with partner Roger Pettersson, was the boy's doubles champion at the 1990 Australian Open. He was also a boy's doubles winner at the 1990 US Open, with Mikael Tillström. They beat the Canadian pairing of Sébastien Leblanc and Greg Rusedski in the final.In 1992, Renström and Tillström were losing doubles finalists at the Dutch Open.He made the third round of the men's doubles at the 1995 US Open...
John Mecray

John Mecray

John Marcy Mecray (born February 13, 1937) is an American realist painter best known for his marine art.He was raised in Cape May, New Jersey where family roots pre-date the 19th century. John's namesake was a Civil War soldier killed in action at Williamsburg, Virginia on May 5, 1862, and memorialized by the GAR with a ten foot obelisk in the Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Lower Twp., New Jersey. John's grandfather, James E. Mecray, started one of the nation's first Ford agencies in Cap...
Provincial Governors of Sri Lanka

Provincial Governors of Sri Lanka

The following is a list of incumbent governors of Sri Lanka. The governor is the head of the provincial government and exercises executive power in respect of subjects devolved to provincial councils. The governor is appointed by the President of Sri Lanka for a period of five years. There are a currently nine governors.
Göllheim

Göllheim

Göllheim is a municipality in the Donnersbergkreis, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated north of the Palatinate forest, approx. 25 km west of Worms.Göllheim is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Göllheim.townhallcity gatecatholic churchprotestant churchchapel„Sproß“ (sprout)„Aufbruch“ (breakup)„Jongleur“ (juggler)„Roter Rahmen“ (red frame)

This Guy's in Love with You

"This Guy's in Love with You" is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, and recorded by Herb Alpert. Although known primarily for his trumpet playing as the leader of the Tijuana Brass, Alpert sang lead vocals on this solo recording, arranged by Bacharach.As documented in a Biography cable episode featuring Bacharach, the recording originated when Alpert asked Bacharach, "Say, Burt, do you happen to have any old compositions lying around that you and Hal never recorded; maybe one I m...
Alexander Rutskoy

Alexander Rutskoy

Alexander Vladimirovich Rutskoy (Russian: Алекса́ндр Влади́мирович Руцко́й) (born 16 September 1947) is a Russian politician and a former Soviet military officer. Rutskoy served as the only Vice President of Russia from 10 July 1991 to 4 October 1993, and as the Governor of Kursk Oblast from 1996 to 2000. In the course of the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993, he was proclaimed acting President of Russia, in opposition to Boris Yeltsin.Alexander Rutskoy was born in Proskuriv, Ukrainian SS...
Telephone numbers in Latvia

Telephone numbers in Latvia

The Latvian telephone numbering plan is a telephone number assigning system used in Latvia. All the numbers consist of 8 digits with exceptions for special services. The assigning process is controlled by the Electronic Communications Office (Latvian: VAS "Elektroniskie sakari") and regulated by the Public Utilities Commission (Latvian: Sabiedrisko pakalpojumu regulēšanas komisija).Latvian SSR had +7 013 area code.639125XX - 639129XX - reserved for mobiles640124XX - 640129XX - reserved for mo...
Bow Down Before the Blood Court

Bow Down Before the Blood Court

Bow Down Before the Blood Court is the first studio album by Dutch death metal band Grand Supreme Blood Court. It was released on 12 November 2012 through Century Media Records. The album was made available on CD, vinyl and digital download.
Duson, Louisiana

Duson, Louisiana

Duson is a town in Acadia and Lafayette parishes in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 1,716 at the 2010 census. The town was named after Curley Duson.The Lafayette Parish portion of Duson is part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Acadia Parish portion is part of the Crowley Micropolitan Statistical Area.Originally known as "Duson Station", the town was laid out by J.G. Parkerson, general manager of the Louisiana Western Railroad. By August 30, 1880, the r...
Berwick Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania

Berwick Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania

Berwick Township is a township in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,389 at the 2010 census. Berwick Township is one of 21 townships in Adams County.According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 7.7 square miles (20 km), all of it land.As of the census of 2000, there were 1,818 people, 677 households, and 513 families residing in the township. The population density was 235.6 people per square mile (90.9/km²). There were 715 h...
Alain Giresse

Alain Giresse

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.Alain Giresse (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ ʒiʁɛs]; born 2 August 1952 in Langoiran, Gironde) is a retired French international footballer who played as a midfielder. He was French footballer of the year in 1982, 1983 and 1987. Nominally an attacking midfielder or central midfielder, Giresse was an intelligent playmaker who possessed fine agility and acceleration due to his short frame. He is currently the head coac...
Donavon Frankenreiter

Donavon Frankenreiter

Donavon Frankenreiter (born December 10, 1972 in Downey, California) is an American musician and surfer. He is a long-time friend of Jack Johnson and his debut self-titled album was released in 2004 on Johnson's Brushfire Records through Universal Music. It made the Australian ARIA Top-40 charts in April 2004.Frankenreiter took up surfing as a teenager on the beaches of San Clemente, California. He eventually signed a sponsorship deal with the Australian-based Billabong clothing company, whic...
Julien Donkey-Boy

Julien Donkey-Boy

Julien Donkey-Boy is a 1999 American drama film written and directed by Harmony Korine. The story concentrates on the schizophrenic Julien, played by Scottish actor Ewen Bremner, and his dysfunctional family. The film also stars Chloë Sevigny as Julien's sister, Pearl, and Werner Herzog as his father. Julien Donkey-Boy is the sixth film to be made under the self-imposed rules of the Dogme 95 manifesto, and the first non-European film to be made under the Dogme 95 "vow of chastity".The film op...

2nd British Academy Games Awards

The 2nd British Academy Video Games Awards, awarded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, was an award ceremony held in 2005. The ceremony honoured achievement in video gaming in 2003 and 2004. Half-Life 2 was the major winner on the night, taking six out of the awards eight awards available.
E. R. Moon

E. R. Moon

Everard Roy "E.R." Moon was an American Christian missionary who served at Bolenge and later Mondombe in the Belgian Congo from 1908 to 1923. He was a 1903 graduate of Eugene Divinity School (EDS), now Northwest Christian University in Eugene, OregonE. R. was born in Beloit, Kansas on February 24, 1879, and moved to Oregon as a young boy. He died in Springfield, Oregon on November 16, 1962. He married his first wife, Eva Huntington, on September 7, 1904 at Castle Rock, Washington, but she die...
John Peters Humphrey

John Peters Humphrey

Jeanne GodreauJohn Peters Humphrey, OC (April 30, 1905 – March 14, 1995) was a Canadian legal scholar, jurist, and human rights advocate. He is most famous as the author of the first draft of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.Humphrey was born to Frank Humphrey and Nellie Peter on April 30, 1905, in Hampton, New Brunswick. His childhood was touched by tragedy as he lost both his parents to cancer and he also lost one of his arms in an accident whilst playing with fire. Humphrey attend...
Cascadura, Rio de Janeiro

Cascadura, Rio de Janeiro

Cascadura is a neighborhood in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1838

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1838

Joseph RitnerAnti-MasonicDavid R. PorterDemocraticThe Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1838 was between two candidates. Incumbent Governor Joseph Ritner ran as an Anti-Masonic candidate. Ritner's defeat by Democrat David R. Porter prompted the Buckshot War.
Guadalupe, Antioquia

Guadalupe, Antioquia

Guadalupe is a town and municipality in the Colombian department of Antioquia. Part of the subregion of Northern Antioquia.

John Antrobus

John Antrobus (born 2 July 1933) is an English playwright and script writer. He has written extensively for stage, screen, TV and radio, including the epic World War II play, Crete and Sergeant Pepper at the Royal Court. He authored the children's book series Ronnie, which includes Help! I am a Prisoner in a Toothpaste FactoryJohn Antrobus was born in Aldershot, Hampshire. His father was a Regimental Sergeant-Major in the Royal Horse Artillery, and the family was stationed at the School of Ar...

The Weiner, the Bun, and the Boob

"The Wiener, the Bun, and the Boob" is an episode from the dramedy series Ugly Betty, which aired on October 30, 2009. It is the fourth episode from Season 4, and the 69th episode overall.The story starts at Daniel's office, where Betty is helping him pick a new assistant. As Betty collect papers from around the office to use for submitting features, Betty walks by the reception desk where Amanda and Marc are upset that she ignores them. Betty then criticizes Marc about his shirt (too loud), ...
Sonny Carter

Sonny Carter

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr., M.D. (August 15, 1947 – April 5, 1991), (Capt, USN), was an American chemist, physician, professional soccer player, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and NASA astronaut who flew on STS-33.Sonny Carter was born on August 15, 1947, to parents Manley L. Carter Sr. and Elizabeth C. Carter in Macon, Georgia, but considered Warner Robins, Georgia, to be his hometown. He graduated from La...
Charles Purnell

Charles Purnell

Charles William Purnell (1843 – 7 December 1926) was a New Zealand soldier, journalist, lawyer, and publisher of political and scientific texts.Purnell was born in Lambeth, London, England, where he received his education at private schools. He emigrated with his parents and five siblings to Taranaki, where they arrived on 19 May 1856 on the Chatham. In Taranaki, Purnell joined the militia. He is also said to have fought in the American Civil War for the Confederate States Army.Purnell was ap...

Franz Schulz

Franz Schulz (born 22 March 1897 in Prague, Austria-Hungary, died 4 May 1971, in Muralto, Tessin, Switzerland) was a playwright and screenwriter who worked from 1920 through 1956. Schulz was born into a wealthy family, and although of the Jewish faith, religion played no role in the family. His father was a lawyer and a college friend of the writer Friedrich Adler. Lucia, one of his sisters, was the first wife of the painter László Moholy-Nagy.As a high school student Schultz studied the work...

Zope Object Database

The Zope Object Database (ZODB) is an object-oriented database for transparently and persistently storing Python objects. It is included as part of the Zope web application server, but can also be used independently of Zope.Features of the ZODB include: transactions, history/undo, transparently pluggable storage, built-in caching, multiversion concurrency control (MVCC), and scalability across a network (using ZEO).A ZODB storage is basically a directed graph of (Python) objects pointing at e...

Auto-B-Good

Auto-B-Good is an American animated series. The series features short stories set in the fictional City of Auto, in which all the citizens are cars. The program is designed to teach children lessons in moral character and values. Auto-B-Good was produced by Wet Cement Productions, a Minnesota-based animation studio. In 2005 it won an Emmy award for graphics/animation in the non-news category and also was the recipient of three Aurora Awards. In 2006, Auto-B-Good won 4 more Emmy Awards for Aud...
Jaguar!

Jaguar!

Jaguar! is a themed steel family roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, built by Zierer GmBH.Riders must be 48" or taller to ride.Riders approach the ride through the temple in the Fiesta Village section of the park. Many Mayan-style drawings and paintings can be seen on the walls throughout the entire temple. The bottom queue is the most themed part. On one side, you can see prisoners that were imprisoned in the temple that are now just skeletons. On another ...
Any Day Now (2012 film)

Any Day Now (2012 film)

Any Day Now is a 2012 American drama film directed by Travis Fine who rewrote the original screenplay that George Arthur Bloom had written 30 years previously.Bloom describes the extraordinary story behind getting the movie made: "The screenplay for Any Day Now was inspired by a true story – not based on a true story. I wrote the original script 30 years ago. A friend of mine in NY introduced me to a gay man named Rudy. Rudy lived on Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn. At that time, Atlantic Ave was pr...
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